School of Extended Studies

School of Extended Studies

The School of Extended Studies at Naropa University offers continuing education and professional development for people from all walks of life. Programs are developed that promote Naropa’s core competencies and values, across a broad range of sectors and contemplative traditions. A variety of academic courses are open to the public on a non-credit or for-credit basis. The list of courses available can be viewed on our Courses Available to the Public page.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Gabor Mate

Trauma and Addiction: A Symposium with Dr. Gabor Mate

Saturday, August 27 // 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nalanda Events Center // 6287 Arapahoe Avenue

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Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

My Stroke of Insight: Compassion and the Brain

October 7, 2016
Hyatt Regency, Convention Center, Denver, CO


25th Anniversary of Transpersonal Counseling & Psychology

Nalanda Events Center // 6287 Arapahoe Ave.
October 8-9, 2016


Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Christian Nonduality in Theory and Practice

Weekend Course
Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23 // 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$200
Nalanda Events Center//6287 Arapahoe Avenue

Public Talk
Sunday, Oct 23 // 7 p.m.
$20
Nalanda Events Center//6287 Arapahoe Avenue

Join us for a weekend of exploration of Centering Prayer, a surrender method of meditation or contemplative prayer that reaches back to the early days of Christianity.

Dr. Bourgeault is a modern day mystic, Episcopal priest, writer and internationally known retreat leader, dividing her time between solitude at her seaside hermitage in Maine and traveling globally to teach and spread the recovery of the Christian contemplative and Wisdom path. She is the founding Director of both The Contemplative Society and the Aspen Wisdom School and the author of 8 books including: The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three, The Meaning of Mary Magdalene, The Wisdom Jesus, Centering Prayer and Innner Awakening.

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